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Box > Atlanta 7, Boston 5
Rookie not wet behind the ears
Making his Major League debut at rainy Fenway Park, Kyle Davies scattered four hits and didn't allow a run in five innings of work. Atlanta broke the game open in the fifth, sending eight men to the plate and scoring four runs.
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Prospect Kyle Davies notched six strikeouts and tossed 95 pitches to get the win. (Winslow Townson/AP)
Tim Wakefield scuffled all evening, surrendering six runs and eight hits while suffering his first home loss this season. Boston brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth, but Jason Varitek flied out to end the game.
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Atlanta (24-18)
Won 1
Atlanta 7, Boston 5   BOS
Boston (24-18)
Lost 1
May 21, 2005
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Atlanta
0 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0   7 9 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2   5 11 4
Standings through 5/21/05  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4100102.211
Giles, 2B5230002.284
Jones, C, 3B4121102.339
Betemit, 3B0000000.323
LaRoche, 1B4100114.261
Jones, A, CF5000045.283
Estrada, C5111010.260
Franco, DH3111110.239
Jordan, LF3011000.235
Mondesi, RF3011011.200
Langerhans, RF1000010.188
Totals377954916 

BATTING
2B: Giles 2 (16, Wakefield, Wakefield), Mondesi (7, Wakefield), Franco (3, Wakefield).
TB: Giles 5; Jones, C 2; Estrada; Franco 2; Jordan; Mondesi 2.
RBI: Jones, C (23), Mondesi (17), Estrada (21), Franco (5), Jordan (19).
2-out RBI: Jones, C; Mondesi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, A 2; Furcal 2; Mondesi.
SF: Jordan.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Furcal (11, 2nd base off Wakefield/Varitek).
CS: Furcal (4, 2nd base by Wakefield/Varitek).

FIELDING
PB: Estrada (2).
DP: (Furcal-LaRoche).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4130100.364
Renteria, SS5110025.245
Ortiz, DH4120113.280
Ramirez, M, LF5012024.229
Nixon, RF4101112.319
Varitek, C4110101.333
Millar, 1B4021000.243
Youkilis, 1B0000000.367
Mueller, 3B3010103.267
Bellhorn, 2B4000012.226
Totals3751145720 

BATTING
2B: Renteria (7, Colon), Ramirez, M (8, Reitsma).
TB: Damon 3; Renteria 2; Ortiz 2; Ramirez, M 2; Varitek; Millar 2; Mueller.
RBI: Millar (22), Ramirez, M 2 (36), Nixon (26).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, M 2; Ortiz; Mueller; Varitek.
GIDP: Mueller.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Renteria 2 (8, fielding, throw), Mueller (3, throw), Bellhorn (4, fielding).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies (W, 1-0)5.04003600.00
Sosa 1.02211003.12
Colon 1.02110006.75
Bernero 1.01000002.55
Reitsma 1.02221104.95
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 4-3)5.08664504.24
Halama 3.01100306.26
Mantei 1.00000102.35

WP: Davies, Wakefield, Halama.
Pitches-strikes: Davies 95-57, Sosa 25-17, Colon 15-11, Bernero 13-9, Reitsma 14-10, Wakefield 87-52, Halama 45-29, Mantei 14-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Davies 3-6, Sosa 2-1, Colon 2-1, Bernero 3-0, Reitsma 1-1, Wakefield 0-9, Halama 5-1, Mantei 1-1.
Batters faced: Davies 22, Sosa 5, Colon 5, Bernero 4, Reitsma 6, Wakefield 27, Halama 12, Mantei 3.
EjectionsBoston Red Sox shortstop Edgar Renteria ejected by HP umpire Andy Fletcher. (9th).
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 48 degrees, rain.
Wind: 14 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:07 (:30 delay, 0).
Att: 35,008.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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